The Department of Accounting is fortunate to have an elite and involved group of professionals on its Advisory Council. The Council is composed of a diverse membership representing the full spectrum of accounting practice including national and regional public accounting firms, corporate organizations, and nonprofit institutions. The Council provides advice on a wide range of issues such as curriculum development, student employment, internships, scholarships, and general fundraising.
Current members and the organizations that they represent:
Mike Baker, Dent, Baker & Company LLP
Lynetta Baldwin, Corporate RE, AT&T Services, Inc
Brian Barksdale, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
Marvell Bivins, Energen Corporation
Hafiz Chandiwala, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc.
Derrell Curry, Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith, PC
Kealon Drake, MJR LLC
Drew Edge, B.L. Harbert International LLC
Don Hancock, Regions Bank
Jim Huntsinger, O'Neal Steel, Inc.
David Kassouf, L. Paul Kassouf & Co., P.C.
Sean Lay, Deloitte
Kathy Love, Walter Minerals, Inc.
James O'Brien, Vulcan Materials Company
Keith O'Neal, Ernst & Young, LLP
Kenneth Penn, The Pantera Group, LLC
Carol Phillips, Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino LLC
Terry Sparks, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Jeff Thornton, Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore PC
Kelly Todd, Forensic Strategic Solutions
Mac Underwood, Birmingham Water Works Board
Cindi Vice, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama